Definición de atresia en inglés:

atresia

Silabificación: a·tre·sia
Pronunciación: /əˈtrēZH(ē)ə
 
/

sustantivo

  • 1 Medicine Absence or abnormal narrowing of an opening or passage in the body.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The Foundation is of vital importance to Sarah and her family because her youngest daughter, Carol, was diagnosed last year with a rare liver disease called biliary atresia.
    • The main objective of our study was to identify chromosomal regions possibly containing putative disease loci involved in the etiology of anal atresia.
    • Mary has pulmonary atresia, a condition that means the heart and the main blood vessel to the lungs have failed to develop properly.
  • 2 Physiology The degeneration of those ovarian follicles that do not ovulate during the menstrual cycle.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The process by which follicles degenerate and disappear is little understood and is termed follicular atresia.
    • Furthermore, they may cause premature depletion of the follicle pool by induction of follicular atresia or oocyte apoptosis and, thereby, lead to reduced fertility.
    • These structures form through a process of follicular atresia accompanied by hypertrophy of the follicular cells.

Origen

early 19th century: from a-1 'without' + Greek trēsis 'perforation' + -ia1.

Más definiciones de atresia 

Definición de atresia en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tortie
Pronunciación: ˈtɔːtiː
noun
a tortoiseshell cat